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Jan 5, 2013 5:00am PST
new chief at the pentagon. sources tell cnn that the president is likely to nominate republican chuck hagel as defense secretary next week, former senator from nebraska who retired in 2009. the president has called hagel a patriot who is doing an outstanding job as a member of the white house intelligence advisory board. some critics have blasted hagel over a lack of support for sanctions against iran and for opposing the surge of troops in iraq under the bush administration. >> now to a possible mechlta cu from lance armstrong. "the new york times" is reporting that he is considering an admission of using performance enhancing drugs. his attorney says he is not in talks with anti-doeching agencies. >>> two new rules it says should drastically cut down the cases of food poisoning by as maniacy million cases a year. proposed rules focus on how farms here and abroad process produce and set standards on how food is handled. cdc says one out of six americans gets sick from a food-born illness every year, leading to about 128,000 hospitalizations and about 3,000 deaths. the public has unti
Jan 12, 2013 5:00am PST
colombia for an official visit last april. cnn pentagon correspondent chris lawrence has more. >> reporter: well, randi, victor, the prostitution scandal that embarrassed the u.s. secret service and the u.s. government just won't go away. after an investigation, three more u.s. army soldiers have now been disciplined for their part. all three received letters of reprimand. two of the three also had to give up their pay for a couple of months and do extra duty. again, this involved about a dozen u.s. service members who admitted taking prostitutes back to their hotel rooms last april. this was just prior to a visit by president barack obama. also implicated were three dea agents and about 13 u.s. secret service agents, most of whom resigned or retired. prostitution is legal in colombia. ultimately the investigation found that there was no security risk to president obama himself, but it humiliated the very proud secret service and some of the other government workers, obviously, who have been caught up in this scandal. randi, victor? >> chris lawrence, thank you very much. >>>
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